Emblem of Maharashtra

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The Emblem of Maharashtra is the official seal of the government of the Indian state of Maharashtra.[1]

Emblem of Maharashtra
Seal of Maharashtra.png
ArmigerThe Government of Maharashtra
BlazonSamai diya lamp
MottoThe glory of this seal of the Government of Maharashtra will grow like the first day moon. It will be worshipped by the world and will shine only for the well being of its people.
Other elementsLotus blossoms

DesignEdit

The emblem is a circular seal depicting a Samai diya lamp surrounded by 16 lotus blossoms.[2] Between the Samai lamp and lotus blossoms is a motto in Sanskrit, प्रतिपच्चंद्रलेखेव वर्धिष्णुर्विश्व वंदिता महाराष्ट्रस्य राज्यस्य मुद्रा भद्राय राजते, (Pratipaccandralēkhēva vardhiṣṇurviśva vanditā mahārāṣṭrasya rājyasya mudrā bhadrāya rājatē), which translates as "The glory of this seal of the Government of Maharashtra will grow like the first day moon. It will be worshipped by the world and will shine only for the well being of its people". The motto is based on one found on the "Rajmudra" (royal seal) used by 17th-century Maratha king Chhatrapati Shivaji, the only difference being that the name of the monarch is replaced by the name of the state.[3]

Historic emblemsEdit

Government bannerEdit

The Government of Maharashtra can be represented by a banner displaying the emblem of the state on a white field.[4][5]

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ http://maharashtra.gov.in/
  2. ^ "Maharashtra". Hubert-herald.nl. Retrieved 15 March 2020.
  3. ^ https://punemirror.indiatimes.com/pune/cover-story/state-govts-spin-on-chhatrapati-shivajis-rajmudra-draws-public-ire/articleshow/65015105.cms
  4. ^ https://www.dreamstime.com/maharashtra-state-india-flag-textile-cloth-fabric-waving-top-sunrise-mist-fog-beautiful-maharashtra-state-india-flag-image127909976
  5. ^ https://www.worldstatesmen.org/India_states.html